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Fat Cats make Art Better

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Using this site: http://fatcatart.ru/category/klassy-ka/ as a platform for ideas, and using Photoshop (or something like it) as your tool, place a fat cat into a photo of a classic art piece. The goal is to make it convincing: make the art become on with the cat.

Most of all, enjoy! :0) And remember, fat cats make art better.

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Submissions So Far

fat cats DO make everything better

I own one of the chubbiest cats ever and it’s the perfect look for him, so when I saw this assignment in the assignment bank, I knew I had to try it.  When I realized I’m close friends with the person who created the assignment, it just solidified my decision.  …

“Fat Cats Make Art Better” Alexandre Cabanel’s “Fallen Angel”- 2 Stars

Ohhh those Fat Cats. They are something else. Funny, adorable, obese… Anyways, I decided to throw my hand in at trying this assignment. I started by uploading both photos into photoshop: 1) the Alexandre Cabanel work of art, 2) the fat cat picture.
I left the piece of art as…

Fat Cats Make Better Art History Assignments

Originally posted in my summer teaching with technology course, but it’s a new fat cat so I had to get it in the ds106 stream!

Today we are going to play with digital storytelling as a tool for teaching and learning.   In one of Alan Levine’s talks about digital storytelling,…

Visual Assignment: Portrait of a Gentle Cat Feeder

Fat Cats Make Art Better: Using this site: http://fatcatart.ru/category/klassy-ka/ as a platform for ideas, and using Photoshop (or something like it) as your tool, place a fat cat into a photo of a classic art piece. The goal is to make it convincing: make the art become on with the…

Fat Cat Makes Art Better

Using this site: http://fatcatart.ru/category/klassy-ka/ as a platform for ideas, and using Photoshop (or something like it) as your tool, place a fat cat into a photo of a classic art piece. The goal is to make it convincing: make the art become on with the cat.
Most of all, enjoy!…

Fat Cats in Classic Art “Scream”

Fat Cats make Art better
The original painting is called “Screamed” painting by Edvard Munch around the early 1900′s. I used a series of fat cats but I felt this one suits this classical art best even though his weight isn’t emphasized as much(lol). I used Photoshop to combine the…

Surreal and Kind of Cute.

Visual Assignment: Fat Cats make Art Better
 Using this site: http://fatcatart.ru/category/klassy-ka/ as a platform for ideas, and using Photoshop (or something like it) as your tool, place a fat cat into a photo of a classic art piece. The goal is to make it convincing: make the art become on…

Fat Cats on a Plank

Assignment: Annie Belle has come up with one of the more bizarre, wacky and exciting ds106 assignments in recent memory with: Fat Cats Make Art Better. It’s hard to imagine anyone not being drawn into an assignment described in such a way:
Using this site: http://fatcatart.ru/category/klassy-ka/ as a platform for…

Visual Assignment: Fat Cats Make Art Better

Felinity Base Here. The Fat Cat has Landed. #DS106

A popular assignment this week at DS106 has been Fat Cats Make Art Better.
In this assignment a picture of a fat cat is added to a classic art work or famous photograph. You can see some examples at the link above.
Here is my attempt at the assignment.
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Visual Assignment: Fat Cats Make Art Better

This was a fun assignment! Though I might argue that fat cats make EVERYTHING better.
I went back to the Flickr creative commons (we are becoming fast friends) to find a famous painting. I found this one of actress Sarah Bernhardt from the late 1800s by French realist painter Jules…

The Fall of Man…and Cat – Fat Cats Make Art Better

Visual Assignment 334: Using this site: http://fatcatart.ru/category/klassy-ka/ as a platform for ideas, and using Photoshop (or something like it) as your tool, place a fat cat into a photo of a classic art piece. The goal is to make it convincing: make the art become on with the cat.

I…

Poussin’s Midas and Bacchus & Le Grand Chat

cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by giulia.forsythe
Just testing out the Awesome Cintiq and what better thing to do than make art better with some fat cats???
This is Nicholas Poussin’s Bacchus & Midas holding Trophy (le grand chat)
I’ve been wanting to do this…

Visual Assignment – Fat Cat

I have seen this photo all over the internet, and many people I know have seen it at some point. This makes it well known, to me at least. However, I cannot recall who the subject is. It has been on the tip of my toung for days now! Once…

The Fat Fog Warning (1885)

As soon as I saw Annie’s visual assignment for ds106 postulating that “Fat Cats make Better Art” I wanted to do it. And when Nick Antonini actually did his own version, I knew I had to do it now. So I spent some time thinking tonight about what kind of…

fat cats

Fat cats make art better. I’d never thought of that, but I wish I had. My in-laws have a cat they call Fatty. She looks like swallowed a football helmet. The photos they sent don’t do her justice. Since her proportions are surreal, I thought of Magritte:
But on the…

Fat Cats Playing Poker with Dogs

(click click click for view full sized artistic glory of this work of fine art)

Fine art, indeed, this limited edition original painting is available for auction coming soon.
This is my bit for the Fat Cats Make Art Better ds106 assignment contributed by Annie Belle who is just rocking…

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Tutorials So Far

Hey Dog, I belong here too.

Now is the time to show you this dog that your height does not make any difference to me. I will deal with you and make you realize that I belong here too.
Heaven knows what goes on in the house when a cat and dog are left alone. But…

Tutorial: How to add a drop shadow on Photoshop CS4

For my “Fat Cat” visual assignment, I got the images from here and here.
I think most people know the various ways to select a portion of one image and copy/paste it into another.  So I decided to post a tutorial on how to add a drop shadow on the…